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American Coot in Oil-covered Pond | by USFWS Mountain Prairie
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American Coot in Oil-covered Pond

American coot on an oil-covered evaporation pond at a commercial oilfield wastewater disposal facility. An estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 migratory birds die each year in oilfield production skim pits and oil-covered evaporation ponds.

 

Credit: Pedro Ramirez, Jr. / USFWS

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Taken on September 14, 2006